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The Pod Delusion episode 150

August 24, 2012

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Desperate Dan promotes The Dandy relaunch - art by Jamie Smart

Desperate Dan promotes The Dandy relaunch – art by Jamie Smart

Episode 150: The Pod Delusion hits 150 episodes this week and as ever, mixes levity and serious issues in this regular counter-culture and alt-politics podcast. This celebratory episode kicks off with a bit of a grim start as we cover the debate of the definition of rape that the media has been having this week, as well as the continuing predicament of Julian Assenge; we then get a bit more upbeat as we talk about atheism and religion, and Alex Fitch looks into possible reasons behind the cancellation of The Dandy… plus Salim Fadhley and Matthew De Abaitua discuss the Art of Camping!

Visit the home of this episode, for more info on downloading.

Links: Make a donation / Subscribe £5 per month to help fund the Pod Delusion
Julian Assange court hearings – MagistratesHighSupreme
Buy The Art of Camping by Matthew De Abaitua
Robot 6 page on UK reactions to The Dandy demise
A new comic manifesto by Jamie Smart
Info about the Pod Delusion BIG EVENT

Recommended events:

Steampunk at the Science Museum

As part of a Sci-Fi late event at The Science Museum, Alex Fitch explores the continuing fascination with Science Fiction set in the Victorian era, but still being written today, and how it has influenced literature, film and fashion, with links to the 19th Century technology on display in the Science Museum, with aural contributions by Kim Newman, Bryan Talbot, Phil and Kaja Foglio.

Wednesday 29 August, Steampunk talk taking place twice with the ‘Lates’ opening from 18:45-22:00
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD
More info at:

Superheroes at the Wellcome Collection

As part of a series of talks and events tying in to the Superhuman exhibition currently on display at the Wellcome Collection, this talk is an all-action account of the muscle-bound figures gracing the pages of the Wellcome Library’s graphic novels, featuring rare issues. How extreme can anatomy become and still remain realistic? See how art, fantasy and the human body combine in exciting tales of heroes and villains.

Speaker: Stephen Lowther, Ephemera Curator, Wellcome Library

This event is FREE. Reserve your tickets 90 minutes before the start.

You can pick up your free ticket for this event from the Information Point from 17.30 on the day. Tickets are issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

7pm, Thursday 30th August, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE

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